About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to expand health care access and reduce costs through the creation of small business health plans and through modernization of the health insurance marketplace.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Nov 2, 2005
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Mar 15, 2006
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1955”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
7 cosponsors (6R, 1D)
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The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1955 — 109th Congress: Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1955
“S. 1955 — 109th Congress: Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1955>
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